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Could the courts compel prescribers and dispensers of medicines to help big pharma fight generics?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

A recent UK court ruling broke new ground in ordering an official health body to issue guidelines on prescribing a generic drug. Could the same thing


Reforms to be made to UK groundless threats rules
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

The UK government has outlined measures to reform the groundless threats regime, responding to proposals published by the Law Commission last year


‘Who’s that walking on my bridge?’: navigating ‘patent troll’ activity in the UK and Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 31 2014

While the activities of so-called ‘patent trolls’ have generated significant media and political attention in the USA, these activities are unlikely


Real chance of new tax incentives for innovation in Australia
  • Fisher Adams Kelly
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 5 2014

In recent weeks it has appeared increasingly likely that the Australian government will introduce something similar to the UK Patent Box system to


Australian High Court declares methods of medical treatment are patentable
  • Marks & Clerk
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In Apotex Pty Ltd v Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd 2013 HCA 50 (4 December 2013), the matter before the High Court of Australia involved a


A single application and examination process for Australia and New Zealand?
  • Marks & Clerk
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

The New Zealand Government has released a discussion document on proposed changes to its Patents Regulations which provide for the implementation of


New global initiatives to accelerate examination of cleantech patent applications
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 6 2012

In an effort to promote the development and commercialization of technologies that conserve natural resources or reduce negative environmental impact, patent offices around the world have adopted programs to expedite the examination of patent applications pertaining to clean technologies


David Wilson
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Alex Tzanidis
  • Davies Collison Cave

Neil Guthrie
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP